Instructor-Sociology (9-Month)

Instructor-Sociology (9-Month)


Gaston College
201 Highway U.S. 321
Dallas, NC 28034
Phone: 704-922-6200

Job Location

Dallas, NC


Mid $40s to Low $50s Depending Upon Degree



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Closes: Monday, June 25, 2018

Target Start Date

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Chair-Social and Behavioral Sciences

Employment Type

Full-Time Regular, 9-Month

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with 18 graduate hours in sociology required.
  • Must meet minimum SACS criteria and the minimum criteria of other pertinent accrediting, licensing, and credentialing agencies in the area of teaching assignment.
  • Prior college teaching experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 18 graduate hours in sociology, plus 18 graduate hours in an additional discipline preferred.
  • Community college teaching experience preferred.
  • Online teaching experience using Blackboard learning management system preferred.

Position Description


A full-time faculty member is a College employee whose primary assignment involves teaching or the direct support of teaching.  The position of full-time faculty member is a demanding one that involves delivery of instruction, preparation and evaluation of such instruction, accessibility to students, committee assignments, and service to College and community.  Faculty members teach day and evening classes at multiple instruction sites as required, which may include high school locations.


  1. Conduct assigned classes of instruction in the best manner to achieve student learning; present information, ideas, and skills in ways which are appropriate to a variety of learning styles and which show sensitivity to a diverse student population.
  2. Provide students with the approved course syllabus and relate instruction and evaluation to that syllabus.
  3. Treat students with tact and respect, maintain collegial relationships, and work productively as a member of a team.
  4. Evaluate achievement with timely interim and final performance evaluations and assign grades which reflect College policy and the achievement of course objectives as stated in the syllabus.
  5. Provide academic advising, maintain regular office hours, and maintain overall accessibility to students, which necessitates flexibility in arranging out-of-class consultations to accommodate student needs.
  6. Maintain instructional quality and effectiveness through constant and timely revisions of programs and course syllabi within assigned content area.
  7. Maintain class records and submit required reports in a timely manner.
  8. Develop new courses and select and recommend appropriate instructional materials and textbooks.
  9. Serve on College committees.
  10. Attend and otherwise participate in scheduled Department, Division, and College meetings and participate in graduation.
  11. Maintain currency in content areas through appropriate professional development.
  12. Participate in activities that enhance the College’s service to students and to the community.


  • Must be able to lift, carry, push, and/or pull up to 25 pounds.
  • Frequent standing, walking, stooping, and bending required.

How to Apply

Position open until filled - review of applications will begin 5/9/18.

In order to be considered, the online application for employment must be completed in its entirety; an attached CV or resume may not be substituted for a fully completed application. Please include your Philosophy of Education as instructed in the application form.

Apply online only at > Employment Opportunities.

AA/EEO Employer

Job Post Contact

June Stromberg